Terremoto leve mag. 3.5 - 11 km E of Machachi, Canton Mejia, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador, Tuesday, 27 Oct. 2020 -

Terremoto leve mag. 3.5 - 11 km E of Machachi, Canton Mejia, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador, Tuesday, 27 Oct. 2020

Terremoto leve magnitud 3.5 at 6 km depth

27 Oct 12:06 UTC: Primero en informar: IGEPN después de 4 minutos.
27 Oct 12:12: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.6 km (1 mi) al SO.
27 Oct 12:18: Magnitud recalculada de 3.5 a 3.3.
27 Oct 14:04: Magnitud recalculada de 3.3 a 3.5. Profundidad recalculada de 5.0 a 6.0 km (de 3.1 a 3.7 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 2.5 km (1.5 mi) al ENE.
Fecha & hora: 27 Oct 2020 12:02:04 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 2020-10-27 07:02:04
Magnitud: 3.5
Profundidad: 6.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 0.53°S / 78.47°W (Cantón Mejía, Provincia de Pichincha, Ecuador)
Volcán mas cercano: Cotopaxi (16 km / 10 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km al E de Machachi (Mejia, Pichincha) (pop: 25,700) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
22 km al S de Sangolqui (Rumiðahui, Pichincha) (pop: 5,110) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al S de Quito (Pichincha) (pop: 1,399,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
54 km al NNE de Pujili (Cotopaxi) (pop: 16,200) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al SSO de Cayambe (Pichincha) (pop: 26,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
82 km al N de Ambato (Tungurahua) (pop: 154,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
84 km al ESE de Santo Domingo de los Colorados (Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas) (pop: 200,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
88 km al SSO de Otavalo (Imbabura) (pop: 32,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
89 km al N de Pelileo (Tungurahua) (pop: 16,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
243 km al NE de Guayaquil (Guayas) (pop: 1,952,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 9°C (48 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: IGEPN (Institute of Geophysics of the National Polytechnic School in Quito)
Energía liberada estimada: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
3.56 kmEcuador - Pichincha, A 9.38km De MachachiIGEPN
3.56 km34 Km S of Quito, EcuadorEMSC

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Sangolqui, Ecuador / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : I was woken up by the quake, which involved mild lateral shaking. I filmed the ceiling lamp swinging.  
41 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating
38.6 km N of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Swinging of building was felt at the 6th floor.  
43.1 km N of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Conocoto (26 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
20.3 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
45.9 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
35.8 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s (reported through our app)
Quito / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
quito / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Quito Wyndham hotel / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : Started to feel the building sway side to side slowly like of water the desk drawers opened  
Quito / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Quito / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Latacunga- Cotopaxi / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Lumbisi / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Quito (Ecuador, 35 km NW of epicenter) : Leve pero largo (reported through EMSC)  
Quito (Ecuador, 34 km NW of epicenter) : Leve, oscilatorio con réplica. (reported through EMSC)  
Quito (Ecuador, 34 km NW of epicenter) : Temblor fuerte 5 grados (reported through EMSC)  
Sangolquí (Ecuador, 22 km N of epicenter) : De intensidad considerable en el Sur de Quito, se sintió bastante fuerte. (reported through EMSC)  
Sangolquí (Ecuador, 22 km N of epicenter) : Maybe 5 seconds (reported through EMSC)  
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